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Small Exhibit of Photos at Streetcar Wine & Beer

I’m quite the fan of craft beer. And by very good fortune there’s an excellent wine and craft beer shop almost at the end of my street, Streetcar Wine & Beer. Since they regularly feature the work of local artists … Continue reading

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Which Existentialist Philosopher Are You?

I got Maurice Merleau-Ponty! How about you?

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Bruce Gilden Does Photography Critique (courtesy of Vice.com)

Vice.com recently posted this great video of famed street photographer Bruce Gilden critiquing photographs that were submitted specifically for this purpose. The result is pretty wonderful, which is a little unexpected for me. I’m not a big fan of Bruce … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Caller ID Cloak

Imagine what the world would be like if Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak was real. For anyone who isn’t familiar with the Harry Potter books (does such a person exist?), the Invisibility Cloak is, quite simply, a cloak that makes its … Continue reading

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New Version of FastStone Image Viewer

There’s a new version of my favorite, free image viewer/browser application. FastStone has just released version 4.7 of their superb Fastone Image Viewer app. It’s Windows-only, so Mac users are left out, but anyone running Windows would be well advised … Continue reading

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Good People and a Rush Concert in Boston

So a few weeks ago Lisa’s niece Crystal came to visit us from California. While sitting around having a glass of wine one evening we just happened to mention that we had tickets to see the Rush concert at the … Continue reading

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Thank You for Flying

Thank you for flying American Skyways. Welcome aboard. We realize that this was the only flight would take you anywhere near your intended destination on the day and/or time you needed to travel without either charging more money than the … Continue reading

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Tweets From the Past

So, you thought Twitter was a recent phenomenon? Au contraire! People have been posting “Tweets” for a long time. The ones below are just a sampling of the treasure trove of Tweets historians have discovered after many years of research. … Continue reading

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Merry Jingle Ho Ho Ho!

So… getting into the holiday spirit here (and trying to find something to do during a power outage), I’ve written this little holiday ditty, reflecting the spirit of the times. The ghost of Christmas Present, if you will. Enjoy! Santa … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Rub it In

Chauncy had long been reluctant to try therapeutic massage, but when his friends finally convinced him to visit “Semantra’s New Age Aromatherapy, Crystal and Massage Wellness Center”, he soon overcame his shyness and came to enjoy trying various scents and … Continue reading

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